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Last updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:02:21 PM

India's Harmanpreet reprimanded for Level 1 offence
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) India women's cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur Friday has been reprimanded after pleading guilty to a Level 1 breach of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct during the first day's play in the first Test against England women's team in Wormsley Tuesday.

Friday, August 15, 2014 9:06:10 PM

Indians in Kuwait celebrate Independence Day
Kuwait City, Aug 15 (IANS) About 10,000 people gathered at the premises of the Indian embassy in Kuwait to celebrate India's 68th Independence Day Friday.

Friday, August 15, 2014 3:40:03 PM

No new MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Aug 15 (IANS) The Saudi Arabian health ministry said no case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome corona virus (MERS) was reported Thursday.

Friday, August 15, 2014 3:34:03 AM

Low risk of Ebola transmission in air travel: WHO
Geneva, Aug 15 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) reiterated Thursday that the risk of transmission of Ebola virus during air travel remains low.

Friday, August 15, 2014 1:40:04 AM

Cheated Indian women workers stranded in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Aug 13 (IANS) Thirty-two Indian women have been awaiting repatriation for months at a shelter house in Saudi Arabia after recruitment agencies back home conned them with promises of decent jobs, media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 6:46:17 PM

OIC holds emergency meeting on Gaza situation
Jeddah, Aug 12 (IANS) The executive committee of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Tuesday held an emergency ministerial meeting here to deliberate on the Israeli "aggression" on the Gaza Strip, state-run Saudi Press Agency reported.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 8:04:04 PM

Thousands escape from Sinjar mountain in Iraq
Geneva, Aug 12 (IANS) Around 35,000 people have escaped from the Sinjar mountains in northwest Iraq where they were besieged by fighters from the Islamic State (IS), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 8:04:03 PM

Ebola: WHO approves use of untested drugs, toll 1,013
Geneva, Aug 12 (IANS/EFE) The toll from the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has risen to 1,013, leading the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday to approve the use of experimental drugs to fight the disease.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:54:03 PM

UN Human Rights Council appoints panel for Palestine inquiry
Geneva, Aug 12 (IANS) The UN Human Rights Council President Baudelaire Ndong Ella Monday announced a three-member panel to investigate the human rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory, particularly in the conflict-torn Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 4:18:04 AM

UAE is Ebola-free: Government
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is free from the Ebola virus, the health ministry has said, adding that the nation is prepared to deal with the cases from abroad.

Monday, August 11, 2014 6:08:03 PM

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